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How-to » Brakes » Linkage & Controls » How to Replace a Brake Pedal Return Spring
 Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.

How to Replace a Brake Pedal Return Spring

PARTS
  • Brake Pedal Return Spring
TOOLS
  • Needle Nose Pliers
STEPS
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1
Locate the brake pedal return spring.
2
Press down on the brake pedal while inspecting the brake pedal return spring.
3
Using a pair of needle nose pliers, remove the brake pedal return spring.
4
Install the new brake pedal return spring.
5
Press down the brake pedal while inspecting the brake pedal return spring. Inspect the spring and pedal to make sure it returns to its top position fully and smoothly.
6
Road test vehicle to verify brake pedal return spring repair.
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